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    05-18-2011, 05:54 PM
Smile Making your own bling tack!

I was wondering of anyone has made their own tack, I wanna buy a plain set and punch some holes in, put some conchos on, and some swarovski crystals. Has anyone done this too? I am shooting for mine to look like Luan's Leathers!
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    05-18-2011, 06:14 PM
    05-18-2011, 06:20 PM
Okay, I was wondering where I could buy a nice blank set of tack so I could bling it out. Or how I could put cowhide on it, or ostrich skin?
    05-18-2011, 07:34 PM
No one, huh?
    05-19-2011, 03:38 AM
I've made my own. Check out the link in my signature.

Adding leather overlays is tough and requires professional equipment. Conchos and crystals aren't a big deal, so long as you have a hole punch and/or are able to rivet.

Blank tack can be purchased just about anywhere if you aren't buying in bulk. I like the quality and affordability of Weaver stuff.
    05-19-2011, 05:53 PM
That stuff is really neat. Is it hard to thread the beads like that threw the leather?
    05-19-2011, 08:11 PM
Not too bad if you get good equipment. Just need a thin, sharp awl and crimping beads to finish the ends.
    05-20-2011, 09:23 PM
I may be able to get you some plain tack. English or western?

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